According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, “nearly double the number of women are getting Alzheimer’s disease compared to men”. Symptoms seem to worsen more rapidly for women as well. While these facts seem daunting, there is some good news.
As we age, inevitably our bodies change and so do our brains. There are a number of myths about our brains as we get older. But, not everything you hear and read about aging is true. So, here are some myths about aging brains and the truths behind them.
Alzheimer’s Disease is very common, unfortunately. But, it can also be very difficult to know how to handle it. So, we thought it would be helpful to create a list of tips on how to help someone with Alzheimer’s Disease. These are great ideas for family members and caregivers who are taking care of someone who has Alzheimer’s.
Happy National Family Caregivers Month from all of us at Home With Help®. In honor of this, we wanted to take the time to explain what caregiving means, who they are, and why you would need to hire one.
Do any of your loved ones tend to forget things easily? Do you notice how often they could interchange your names or worse really forget who you are? This may be a subtle sign of Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
Here are 10 things to look for in your aging loved one…